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Decentralisation can help Dhaka

Decentralisation can help Dhaka

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Tue, Jul 9 2013

Dhaka-centric bias in competition for government postings has gone too far in Bangladesh News...

Getting down to reality

Getting down to reality

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Tue, Jul 9 2013

The sorry tale of Bangladeshi migrant workers in the Middle East If you are a Bangladeshi visiting...

Who will get credit for Britain’s economic...

Who will get credit for Britain’s economic...

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Tue, Jul 9 2013

Britain’s economic history suggests that the conventional wisdom about the benefits of rebalancing from...

Women’s rights and discrimination in...

Women’s rights and discrimination in...

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Tue, Jul 9 2013

Women in the informal sector are often paid at lower grades than men for the same work Women are...

Protect the many, not the few

Protect the many, not the few

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Mon, Jul 8 2013

Bangladesh Police and the home ministry need to get their priorities straight We would like to...

Unwise power plans

Unwise power plans

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Mon, Jul 8 2013

The waste produced by coal power plants contain hazardous elements such as arsenic and mercury which...

Freezing development

Freezing development

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Mon, Jul 8 2013

Suspension of the GSP was a poor move on the part of the US A few Thursdays earlier, while on...

NSA as Big Brother? Not even close

NSA as Big Brother? Not even close

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Mon, Jul 8 2013

Both supporters and critics of this sweeping NSA surveillance are passionate in their arguments ...

Let the people decide

Let the people decide

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Sun, Jul 7 2013

It is good to see that the election day did not have any large-scale violence Despite much anxiety...

Long lines at the gas station

Long lines at the gas station

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Sun, Jul 7 2013

Creating an artificial shortage of fuel for much-needed public transport is certainly not a solution...

Limon: Holding out for justice

Limon: Holding out for justice

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Sun, Jul 7 2013

Despite recent events, the young man must continue to hope I was left heartbroken after seeing...

Uncomfortable bedfellows

Uncomfortable bedfellows

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Sun, Jul 7 2013

Commentators pointed out that the failure to deliver on economic reforms was a big reason for the...

Agrarian reforms in Pakistan

Agrarian reforms in Pakistan

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Sun, Jul 7 2013

An important feature of inclusive growth strategy is an agrarian reform programme In negotiating...

Dark electoral omens

Dark electoral omens

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Sat, Jul 6 2013

High voter turnout in the previous city council elections proved that people are eager to engage in the...

A coup by any other name

A coup by any other name

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Sat, Jul 6 2013

All this coup by any other name definitely achieves therefore is to cede some moral high ground to the...

Watch out, there’s a Muslim about!

Watch out, there’s a Muslim about!

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Sat, Jul 6 2013

What if our images of modern Muslims as mindlessly violent were replaced by ones in which they established...

Egypt needs elections, not

Egypt needs elections, not

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Sat, Jul 6 2013

There is little reason to have faith in Egypt’s broken political process at this point Mohamed Morsi’s...

Quit the blame game

Quit the blame game

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Fri, Jul 5 2013

We should not be in a position where our trading partners have the opportunity to rebuke us for our...

Fixing our public campuses

Fixing our public campuses

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Fri, Jul 5 2013

The culture of demonstrations and shutdowns need to change to improve the condition of our public...

The bane of reform

The bane of reform

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Fri, Jul 5 2013

The real problem in the nation lies in centralised absolutism Nobody who knows me even half well would...

Egypt’s repeat search for

Egypt’s repeat search for

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Fri, Jul 5 2013

There is no good outcome to the Egyptian ‘second revolution’ as the opposition wishes...